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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-461

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 27, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Man Conceals Laptop In His Shorts

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect from a surveillance photo.
    • Thursday
    • November 1, 2012
    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Best Buy
    • 12675 Citrus Plaza Drive
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White Male, 30-40 years, 150-180 lbs., yellow polo shirt and khaki shorts

    Suspect Vehicle:

    • 4 Door, Gray Dodge Stratus


    On November 01, 2012, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the suspect listed above entered Best Buy at 12675 Citrus Plaza Dr in Tampa and stole a laptop computer. The suspect brought the laptop to the restroom where he removed it from a box and concealed it in his shorts. The laptop is valued at $999.99. The suspect exited the store and fled the scene in a 4 door grey colored Dodge Stratus.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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